TITLE

Let's boost expectations of what HR can really achieve

AUTHOR(S)
Briner, Rob
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
People Management;5/1/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author calls on human resources (HR) personnel to ask what impact they are truly having before they roll out more policies. He cites some views of part-time students on their jobs, such as the things that occupy their thoughts, effort and time. He mentions the importance of the alignment of crucial systems across business units. The author also describes small things that can be done as a substitute for understanding and doing what works.
ACCESSION #
32456294

 

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